Mark S.Albert

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Mark is an excellent lawyer with demonstrated private equity and venture capital expertise and a high degree of technical skill.


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Mark has been a transactional attorney for over three decades. For the four years prior to joining Seyfarth, Mark served as the general counsel of Magic Leap Inc. Magic Leap is a mixed reality technology company that Is building the next generation computing platform. It has raised over $2.5 billion in funding from well-known institutional investors and venture capital firms, as well as from Google and Alibaba. As a member of its senior leadership team, Mark oversaw all company legal aspects, including corporate governance matters, financing transactions, hardware and software procurement, mergers and acquisitions, content development, telecommunication transactions and other distribution partnerships, privacy matters, and information security.

Prior to joining Magic Leap, Mark was a corporate partner at a Silicon Valley law firm for 16 years and a founding member of its Palo Alto office. Mark’s practice focused on advising venture capital and private equity startups. Mark has formed hundreds of startups, raising billions in venture capital funds and consummated hundreds of acquisitions. Mark also developed an impressive search fund practice with over 40 search fund clients. Additionally, Mark taught a class at Harvard Business School for many years entitled acquiring privately held companies.

Mark started his career in Chicago as a private equity attorney. He received his JD, Order of the Coif, from the University of Illinois College of Law, and earned his BS in Accounting, magna cum laude, from the University of Illinois College of Business.

  • JD, University of Illinois College of Law

    Order of the coif
    Magna cum laude

  • BS, University of Illinois
    Accounting

    Magna cum laude

  • California
  • Illinois